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This is a stock market crash-themed game of chutes and ladders. It is a low-stress and fun way for to introduce students to the general causes and consequences of the stock market collapse of 1929. It does an excellent job of demonstrating the
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To reinforce your unit on American imperialism in the late 1800s and early 1900s, have students use this convenient world map to identify all of the areas in which America exerted their control. The download includes a printable world map and an
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This lesson plan includes a do-now, two activities, a brief video clip, and a closure activity all centered around the three Reconstruction amendments. Students will be exposed to the three amendments multiple times through multiple modalities to
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This is a simple assembly-line simulation that is applicable for multiple grade levels. It is designed to take a single period and requires minimal preparation by the teacher. Download includes lesson plan with simulation instructions and
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This is a full-period lesson plan on the Dred Scott Decision that is ideal for middle school learners. It includes a number of different activities that engage young learners and foster the skills of cooperation, debate, critical thinking, and
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This activity turns your students into members of a jury that are charged with deciding whether the owners of the Triangle Factory are guilty of manslaughter. Students will examine multiple pieces of evidence in their quest and must use this
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This download includes materials to create five stations in your classroom, each addressing a different significant battle of World War II (Iwo Jima, Midway, D-Day, Battle of the Bulge, & Stalingrad) and a graphic organizer for students to
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Rather than assessing your unit on American Imperialism through your traditional test, try this "Dinner Menu" of activity choices that includes a rubric (100 points) and necessary templates. Students must complete the "appetizer" activity, choose
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This station activity provides seven different stations all relating to the 5 causes of the Civil War (Uncle Tom's Cabin, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Dred Scott Decision, John Brown's Raid, & Election of 1860). They should be used as a method of
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This handy printout diagrams the impeachment process for your students in simple terms. An excellent handout for your units involving Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton, or even discussing what Nixon would have faced had he not resigned.
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This PowerPoint facilitates a two-day lesson on Child Labor. The first half addresses child labor in the United States in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with a particular focus on the "breaker boys." Day two addresses modern day child
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Have your students delve into the many fascinating facets of the 1920's through a multi-day stations activity. Each station addresses one category (Fads/Entertainment, Fashions, Crime, the Automobile, Presidents, and the Harlem Renaissance) through
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This bundle provides several handouts that encourage students to think about their favorite memories. The handouts will connect not only to Memoirs of a Goldfish, but Memoirs of a Hamster and Memoirs of a Parrot. The handouts provided allow for a
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This is a teacher-created "newspaper" from the Reconstruction era that provides a general overview for a number of significant Reconstruction topics such as the Freedman's Bureau, sharecropping system, rise of the Ku Klux Klan, Black Codes, and
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This newspaper article is an ideal way to end your unit on the Civil War or begin your unit on Reconstruction. It reflects on the successes of Lincoln's presidency, his murder, and leaves the reader wondering how Johnson will do in Lincoln's stead.
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This is a teacher-created "newspaper" from the Progressive era that provides a general overview for a number of significant Progressive-era topics such as muckrakers, workplace safety, government corruption, and greed in business. The newspaper also
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This is a lesson plan addressing the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Students will participate in discussions with one or more partners in which they will debate whether or not Johnson should have been impeached. Your download will
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This printable provides context for Lincoln's "A House Divided" speech and includes the most significant portion of the speech for analysis. Four analysis questions are included as well as a glossary of the more difficult terms in the primary
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This download includes the materials needed for a jigsaw activity on American immigration restrictions in the late 1800's and early 1900's: the Chinese Exclusion Act, the Emergency Quota Act of 1921, the Immigration Act of 1924, and the process of
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This lesson activity takes one class period and focuses on the two sides of the debate over the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan during World War II. The download includes background information to provide context, two readings (summaries of
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Our partnership has a combined 37 years of teaching experience that includes having taught in every grade, K through 12. Courses that we have taught include United States History I, United States History II, and World History at multiple student levels. One of our members has taught Kindergarten, Second grade, and is currently a media specialist K-5.

MY TEACHING STYLE

We have a very diverse teaching style that focuses on cooperative learning and implements student activities. (Includes differentiated instruction, Responsive Classroom approach, DBQ Process, Primary Source Analysis, and much more!)

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

THREE-TIME "teacher of the year" award winner, and multiple "teacher of the year" nominations.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

One member of our partnership has a Bachelors Degree in History from The College of New Jersey and a Master's Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Scranton. One member of our partnership has a Bachelor's Degree from Boston University and a Master's Degree from Walden University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

We co-teach a lot and have trained other teachers in Differentiation, the DBQ Process, and the Responsive Classroom Approach. We mentor a lot of new staff members.

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